10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. THREE IN US ACCUSED OF PLOT TO AID ISLAMIC STATE GROUP
Authorities say two of the men planned to fly to the Middle East and wage war against America. The third defendant is accused of helping fund the effort.
2. WHY NETANYAHU IS ADDRESSING CONGRESS, OVER WHITE HOUSE OBJECTIONS
Israel's prime minister hopes his speech will strengthen opposition to the possible nuclear deal with Iran that Obama is seeking.
3. SPACEWALKING ASTRONAUT FINDS UNWANTED WATER IN HELMET
The leak is scarily reminiscent of another astronaut's near-drowning outside the International Space Station nearly two years ago.
4. DEAL TO FUND HOMELAND SECURITY REMAINS ELUSIVE
If the impasse leads to a partial shutdown of the federal department, GOP conservatives would likely shoulder any political blame that results.
5. SUPREME COURT SIGNALS IT WILL SIDE WITH MUSLIM JOB APPLICANT
The woman showed up for an interview with Abercrombie & Fitch wearing a black headscarf - and filed a religious discrimination suit after she didn't get hired.
6. PURINA DEFENDS DOG FOOD BLAMED IN LAWSUIT
The manufacturer says Beneful "kibble" style dog food is perfectly safe despite a California pet owner's claim that thousands of dogs who ate it got sick or died.
7. WHICH CAR BRAND IS MOST DEPENDABLE
Lexus finishes No. 1 for the fourth consecutive year in J.D. Power's annual survey.
8. MORE GROUND THAT HUMANS MUST CEDE TO COMPUTERS
Google scientists have cooked up software that can do better than humans on dozens of Atari video games from the 1980s.
9. WHO TOOK A TUMBLE AT BRITISH MUSIC AWARDS
Madonna says she's fine after slipping down several stairs while performing at the Brit Awards in London.
10. LATEST INJURY TO DEREK ROSE HITS BULLS HARD
He'll have surgery on his right knee for the second straight year - on the heels of a season he missed entirely following a torn left ACL.